• Sheet of light colored construction paper
  • Markers/Crayons/Pencil Colors/Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Loose-leaf


Less than 1 hour


Instruct students to:

  1. Fold construction paper in half to form a 6 by 9 rectangle.
  2. Cut into 2 rectangles and exchange with a classmate for a contrasting color.
  3. On loose-leaf, have students plan what they want to put on their mini posters.
    • First think of and carry out a design including flowers, leaves, birds, etc.
    • Then think of and write out statements about his/her mom in paragraph form or poetry.
      • She gives me hugs and kisses.
      • She cooks my favorite foods.
      • She helps me with my homework.
  4. Transfer to mini poster.


Repeat for a bouquet.

Last Updated: 08/20/2013